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Ringling Brothers Circus Stages Final Show
Offbeat  (tags: Circus, Animals, Animal Rights, USA )

- 1 day ago -
After 146 years, America's most celebrated circus Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus has staged its final performance in New York.
Growing Up a Prisoner in a Cult
Offbeat  (tags: cult )

- 1 day ago -
At exactly 11:15, the front door of a council flat in Brixton opened. Two women stepped out on to a quiet residential street. The younger woman, Rosie, had an awkward gait...In fact, she had spent the past 30 years - her whole life - in captivity.
Otter Chases After Man Who Was Trying To Take Her Picture
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, wildlife, video, otter, chases, Scotland, United Kingdom )

- 1 day ago -
Sure, otters may look pretty darn adorable âEUR" but as with most wild animals, it's best to keep your distance
Rolf Harris Appears in Court for Indecent Assault Trial
Offbeat  (tags: Former Entertainer, Six Offender, Court, UK )

- 1 day ago -
Rolf Harris is appearing at court in person for the first time since leaving prison last week.
Dissolving the Dead A Radical Alternative to Burial and Cremation
Offbeat  (tags: burial, cremation, alkaline hydrolysis )

- 1 day ago -
For decades, most people arranging a funeral have faced a simple choice - burial or cremation?
French Bulldog Puppy CanâEUR(TM)t Sit on the Couch Because of Dad, Then He Starts Arguing Instead - VIEDO
Offbeat  (tags: french bulldog, animals, dogs, society )

- 1 day ago -
This precious French bulldog is tired because of all his antics during the day. So when evening rolled around, all he wanted to do was relax on the couch like his human did.
Special Pouches Help Feral Kittens Get Used To Humans âEUR" And Find Forever Homes VIDEOS
Offbeat  (tags: feral kittens, baby carrier, forever homes, animals, design, interesting, humans, protection, unusual )

- 14 hours ago -
A Babybjörn is a type of baby carrier where a parent can carry her baby around, strapped to her body, and a Kitten Bjorn works exactly the same way.
Giant Sinkhole Opens Up in Front of Trumps Mar-a-Lago Resort
Offbeat  (tags: funny, interesting, karma, unusual )

- 9 hours ago -
Yesterday the town of Palm Beach, Florida-where Mar-a-Lago is located - posted a traffic alert about the sinkhole on their website. "A four feet by four feet sinkhole has formed on Southern Boulevard directly in front of Mar-a-Lago," the notice reads.
Manchester Attack: Bomber 'Not Acting Alone' Says Amber Rudd
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Attck, suicide attack, Manchester, UK )

- 3 hours ago -
The man who carried out a suicide attack in Manchester was "likely" to have not acted alone, Home Secretary Amber Rudd says.
Manchester Attack: US Leaks About Bomber Irritating - Rudd
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Incident, US Media Leaks, Home Office )

- 22 minutes ago -
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said she is irritated with the US for releasing information about the Manchester bomber before UK police would have liked.
Pickle Fans Are Flipping Out Over the Chickle
Offbeat  (tags: chickle, chicken stuffed pickle, stadium food, fast food, hot chicken, weird )

- 1 day ago -
Often the most insane eats hail from sports stadiums (looking at you, chicken and waffle french fry stacks). And the story is no different with the "Chickle," an oddball creation coming out of Fresno, CA.
Pictures of the Day 24 May 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 24 May 2017 )

- 6 hours ago -
Great photos.
How the GI Influx Shaped Britain's View of Americans
Offbeat  (tags: US GI's, British View, America, WW2, UK )

- 27 minutes ago -
It is now 70 years since GIs first landed on British soil to join their allies during WWII. Before the war, ordinary British people only knew Americans as the gangsters and heroes from the silver screen. They were in for a shock.
The Struggles of War Babies Fathered By Black GIs
Offbeat  (tags: War Babies, US Black GI's, USA, UK )

- 1 day ago -
About 100,000 black GIs were stationed in the UK during the war. Inevitably there were love affairs, but US laws usually prevented black servicemen from marrying.

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